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, july 17th. looking at the u.s. capitol dome on what will be another hot day. temperatures already in the 80s around here in this area. so that tells us something. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news and time now to talk about weather. we bring in tucker barnes. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> it is warm. temperatures overnight only falling back right now at # 1 -- at 81 degrees at reagan national. >> i heard you say earlier that a possible record? >> we are expecting highs in the upper 90s to about 100 and the record is 102. >> you told me the humidity won't be as bad today as it will be tomorrow. >> if we can take any consolation prize, the humidity won't be terrible today. it will be more unpleasant tomorrow. >> okay. i'll try to enjoy that. >> let's get right to it. i just gave away my headline there. temperature 81 at reagan national. humidity, 65%. look at your sentinel radar, we are nice and quiet. not expecting rain showers today. just a few of those high clouds called cirrus clouds moving through a little later thi
. we'll see how close that gets. that could give us a little cloud cover early, maybe a few showers or storms off to the north here early this morning. here is your forecast for today. generally hot, could be a scattered storm later today, isolated at best. i think most of the day will just be hot and humid. 100 in washington. 101 in fredericksburg. 96 in winchester. >> i can see the triple digits. that is pretty clear to me right now. let's check in with julie wright and get the latest on traffic. >> when they called out the hazmat team for the beer truck, i guess sarah volunteered this morning. >> i'm there. >> i need that homer simpson drop, mmm, beer. hazmat team has been called out to the scene. this is northbound 207 as you work your way north of 109. the truck flipped over shortly before 4:00 a.m. we are told it was loaded with beer. what a waste. if you are traveling northbound, you will find traffic is able to squeeze by using the right shoulder only. this is going to take a while to clean up. if you have to work your way up to i-70, you may want to use 355 as your alternat
see the shower activity currently pushing off for the north and east. the rest of us if you are west across the bay, it will be a warm day, a humid day. we'll see the clouds start to billow again by late morning. so be ready for the possibility. not going to rain all day but it is summertime so we have the possibility of afternoon storms. 86. that is t a relatively cool afternoon for us. 86 in waldorf. >> time to say good morning to julie wright to see if we have a decent day on the roads. >> oh, my gosh. now, you have to predict future. well, so far, so good. i'm he anxious to hear back from people who were able to take the 295 ramp yesterday afternoon to the 11th street bridge taking you over to 695 and 395. that ramp was opened yesterday morning after our morning commute. i'm anxious to hear from you. hit me up on twitter. southbound 270 looks good. no problems to report leaving 109. you will find your lanes are open. no problems to report on the beltway between college park and bethesda. you will find 66 is still running smoothly in each direction between fair oaks and the capita
and set off tear gas after the opening. our sister station has told us one person is in custody and another suspect is still on the loose. police are on the scene right now and we will continue to bring you the very latest throughout the morning hours. sad start to the opening of that movie. >>> it sounds like we'll still have rain in the forecast. >> we'll have a cooler day and the threat of heavy rain this afternoon. we have to be ready for the potential for more flooding. we have a flash flood watch which goes into effect at noon today issued bay half hour ago. let's get your numbers. reagan national currently in the 70s. the good news is our temperatures have fallen become a little bit. it will be gradually more comfortable over the next couple of days. 76 in washington. 74 this morning up in baltimore. 70 in win chester. 75 in ocean city. looking at our satellite-radar, here we go. here come the showers and thunderstorms. there they go. you can see them rolling through. a nice job of showing you. now, east of delaware and new jersey but we are getting a break out to the wes
campaign. >> fox 5s melanie alnwick joins us live with the latest. and good morning to you. >> reporter: the charges are against harris, known as jean clark harris, the local pr executive who did consulting work for mayor gray's 2010 campaign and has close ties with jeffrey thompson, who has been under investigation by federal authorities for several months now and according to court documents, she's accused of being involved with crime having to do with donating money in the name of people. this is when way have heard in the past. harris has been charged with making those illegal contributions that tocandidates in federal and local offices, including to mayor vincent gray's campaign. meanwhile, you will remember that thompson's home and office were raided in march by the fbi. harris' office was raided on the same day. >> everyone's waiting to see what jeffrey thompson is already retained some counsel and who is the largest contractor in the city and that is over $300 million. it might go to the practices of government. >> and harris did communications and charging documents say in one
must notify work if they plan to take leave or telework. >> maryland state workers can also use liberal leave. be sure to check the bottom of your screen for the status many local governments and school systems. >> you can find the same information on our web site, >>> hundreds of thousands of people in the area are still without power. this is how it breaks down right now. pepco is reporting more than 243,000 customers out. dominion virginia reporting more than 157,000 without power in northern virginia. and bge says, in montgomery, bridge anne arundel and howard counties, there are more than 100,000 outages. obviously a big improvement from friday when we had a lot more out there. but still, for the folks that still have no power, it is feeling pretty toasty in their homes. >> doesn't make you feel any better when your house is 84 degrees. you know how i know that in from experience. >> do you have power? >> no. >> so can you really understand what is going on. >> i have an excuse for why my hair looks this way. today at least. >> it looks nice. >> let's get right to the
at this and there is nothing left. this used to be a dance studio. the national weather service is going to send a team here on to monday. the strong thunderstorms that ripped through the area on sunday evening. can you see the damage is severe and we're on fleming street in fredericksburg and there is nothing that looks the same. a home is off of the foundation and this brick warehouse looks like it's cut open like the cardboard box and this is that dance studio with 25 people inside and that landed on an elderly couple's home. >> and some people, we had to kick the door in. >> and they were not seriously injured but had some broken bones and some children had minor cuts and bruises and there is that nearby chiropractor's office and some building inspectors. i don't think there is any question this build a complete loss. back to you. >> thank you, melanie. >>> metro riders taking the green line and should find things over the weekend. they worked hard to find that and that is shut down. you can see that there is that kink in the track and that is repaired. in addition? heat-related restrictions have been l
year. looking at the forecast, sunshine for all of us. high temperatures in the upper 80s to about 90. we'll be 89 in washington. 90 in fredericksburg this afternoon. >> okay. thank you, tucker. >>> before we get to julie, we'll talk about this traffic situation that we want to tell you about. there is a nifty early morning accident in prince george's county. >> the southbound lanes of route 210 are closed at barry road in accokeek, maryland. police believe one of the vehicles may have been traveling in the wrong direction on 210. let's get more from julie wright. >> good morning. yes, the southbound lanes remain closed off at this time. the northbound stretch of the highway according to police has been reopened. there is an ongoing investigation that is taking place right now. southbound 210 between barry road and the county line, northbound traffic is able to get by at this hour with very little delay. that will impact your commute coming in out of charles county. also on the beltway, we have the inner loop at ritchie marlboro road. that is tying up the right side of the roadway. we
to metro's no drinking policy only applies to water. keep that in mind. riders are encouraged to use containers that can be closed tightly. >> you notice when tucker barnes is here with no jacket on, it's hot. >> you had it on and took it off. >> i tried to put if on and took it off. it is up bearable. temperatures right now in the 1r0. here is the big change from yesterday. the humidity has been creeping up overnight. your dew point temperatures are on the rise so more humidity to add to the misery. >> wonderful. thank you. >> 82 in washington. humidity, 67%. wind are out of the south and west at six. your pressure is doing its thing. 29.84inches. the heat advisory goes into effect at 11:00. we didn't have this yesterday because, although the actual air temperature hit 100, we didn't have the humidity around. today, he we will have the humidity in addition to the very hot temperatures. the heat index will be approaching about 109 later today. that is a very dangerous level and we have a heat advisory which goes into effect at 11:00 this morning through 9:00 tonight. there could be s
at the u.s. capitol dome this morning. temperatures are up there as you know. and you can feel the humidity. another warm summer day in washington, d.c. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. tucker barnes joins us now to talk about weather. >> good morning. >> sarah said it best. another warm summer day. it won't be blazing hot. temperatures back in the 60s for much of the area. a comfortable start to your morning. lots of sunshine and later today, a couple of pop-up showers. >> we'll take it. >> let's get right to the numbers. we'll show you reagan national currently in the 70s. 75degrees. much of the area now breaking out in the upper 60s and low 70s. 71 in baltimore. winchester, good morning, 63 for you. 67 in hagerstown. very comfortable for a monday morning in july. how about that? satellite-radar, very quiet. we did have a shower or two pop up late yesterday afternoon and i think we'll see that again this afternoon. generally high pressure is going to keep us dry for the first part of the day. you can see we'll be nice and clear with bri
joins us now to talk about weather wearing his nice burgundy and gold. i have been a wizards fan an a bullets fan back in the day but i was about this tall in the '70s. >> when they were good? >> right. it was a long time ago. >> it has been a long time. >> he just had this big frown on his face what that story was read about the wizards. >> they got to show me something. i'll show you hot temperatures. yesterday, we hit 100. today, we'll be in the mid- to upper 90s. we'll be celebrating hot temperatures? >> no. >> okay. we'll be enduring hot temperatures? >> yes. >> dealing with it. >> that's it. 75 in fredericksburg. have a few showers left over. the showers fall apart. look like we had a pretty good band up to the north toward baltimore. now, we're looking at just some light showers to our north and west and some clouds, some haze. it will be a partly sunny day today and once again, we are looking at warm and humid conditions with scattered storms developing later today. 96 the daytime high in washington today. 97 in fredericksburg. 91 in winchester. a little better than yeste
through northwest washington, just to the east out towards annapolis. it was with us for maybe 45 minutes but it doesn't take a long period of time to cause some problems. they might have had some drain think issues there. i don't know what was going on. the other lesson is you never want to drive through the water. >> turn around, don't drown. >> if nothing else, your car will be ruined. we're doing fine this morning. 69 at dulles. 74 in washington. looking forward to your wednesday. it is s activity to deal w this is northbound i-59 north of the pohick road overpass. this is just north of lakeshore don where west accident activity. we do have a car off the road to the shoulder here. this is in the main line of i- 95 drying to get up to newington. two right lanes are now currently blocked here at the scene as you work your way northbound. if you are going southbound, the lanes are open, no problems to report along that stretch. 66 overnight construction cleared. no problems to report inbound from fair oaks to the beltway. getting word now of a large industry along the right side of the r
. could be some thunderstorms. and then a cold front will bring us some relief from the recent heat we've had here the last couple of days as we get into the day on wednesday. tomorrow will be really nice. 75 right now in washington. we've still got the huge, 82%. winds out of the south and west at 7:00. let's look at our radar. we are nice and quiet. i think our morning commute will be just fine weather-wise. not expecting any rain and/or thunderstorms until later. we're not expecting widespread rain showers. here is your forecast. high temperatures warmer than yesterday, a little warmer than yesterday. yesterday, we got to 90. today we are thinking 93 in washington. kind of low to mid-90s today. cooler tomorrow with sunshine. i'll have details on that and then we bounce around at the end of the week. >> all right. thank you. >>> let's say good morning and get the latest on traffic out there. >> good morning once again to all of you. a portion of courthouse road in arlington remains blocked off at columbia pike. 66 eastbound coming in from manassas, no problems reported continuing in
though temperatures will be in the upper 80s, it won't feel that bad. particularly when we've goten used to 90s all month. this is your forecast for today. 87 in waldorf. 84 in winchester. >> looking beautiful. >> let's check in with julie. >> an easy ride coming from from 109 out towards clashings best of your recollectionful no problems to report leaving i- 70. you are still at speed and no problems to report on 355 coming from i-70 out towards damascus. -- towards clarksburg no problems to report leaving i- 70. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> making headlines, prince george's county police are investigating a drowning in laurel, maryland. this happened last night at a pond next to willow lake apartments. witnesses say they saw the teenaged boy go into the water but never saw him come out. after about an hour and a half search, a rescue team found the teen at the bottom of the pond. >>> some other stories making headlines. an apartment fire in district heights, maryland. flames ripped through the roof of a garden-style building in the 1900 block of rochelle
and there is no suspect or motive, but police tell us that drugs may have been involved and they expect more information this morning. >> thank you. >>> and a 12-year-old boy is facing murder charges and could be charged as an adult. he's charged with second-degree murder as a juvenile. the father found his two-year- old foster sister unresponseef after introducing the family. investigators determined that the boy beat the girl to death. no. to virginia, where two units were destroyed by a fire. 94 people were displaced. sky fox was over the woodbridge station complements and this is about 8 last night. firefighters brought in fans and worked on a rotation to work the fire and we told they were treated for a heat-related illness. they were told the fire started in with an electrical problem and that is still under investigation right now. >>> it's been a week and almost 10,000 in the dark. dominion power said less than 900 without power. bg&e are saying 1500 are waiting for the light and air conditioning to come back on. a lot of people are clearly frustrated as power crews show up and then leave becaus
them, that is what they should wear. >> this shows us that apparently they've been doing this every time they do the olympics. >> and they just got caught this time. >> perhaps. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> a live look outside at the u.s. capitol dome. try, the end of the week heading into the weekend. temperatures approaching the 80s but we are astill in the 1r0. tucker barnes will talk about that because he is the expert. good morning. i'm wisdom martin. >> i'm sarah simmons. we at least tell him that. -- but we are still in the 70s. >> i expect as much from julie wright. >> we kid because we care. >> and because you can. >> and because we can. >> feeling feisty on this friday. getting a bad feeling about this day. it is warmer here in washington. we are at 77. much of the area in the upper 60s and low 70s. humidity, 60%. clouds moving in overnight. going to start the day mostly cloudy. i don't think you'll see a whole lot of sun today and if you are watching out to the west, you've got some early morning showers. satellite-radar will show you what is
:30 this morning. fire officials have not yet told us anything about the age or the gender of the victim. the causes of the fire is still under investigation. >>> we've been talking about it all morning. there are still tens of thousands of people still in the dark this morning in the wake of friday's storms. >> pepco is expected to update its time line on getting power restored sometime later today. melanie alnwick is live with the latest on this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. progress again in the neighborhoods is slow coming especially for people here in montgomery county. concentrations in bethesda where we are here, rockville, potomac. these are the people who probably don't need a web site or announcement to tell them they are not going to have power today and probably not through the weekend. take a look around behind me. after he got trees. i don't know if we can see this through the camera. we have a beautiful full moon over this neighborhood. and it is the only light that these residents have had here for some time. in situations like this, there is little hope that
. they will be widespread, scattered. not everybody will see them but for all of us, kind of hazy and humid with temperatures back in the 90s. about 93 in washington. >> okay. thank you, tucker. >> let's talk to lauren demarco about the roads. on-time traffic, good morning to you. >> good morning to you. we have been following the accident in clinton, route 5 branch avenue southbound. lanes were closed at birch hill road. good news there, it has moved off to the right shoulder so your travel lanes have reopened. lepts a take a look at trafficlapped. if you are traveling 95, got a bit of volume here heading up into the mixing bowl. -- let's take a look at trafficland. we had this incident here underneath the overpass for edsall road. a disabled car off to the right shoulder but everybody is getting past it. traveling the beltway in montgomery county, no issues for you. outer loop heading past university boulevard, effect is moving there. all around the beltway, your overnight construction should be wrapping up. lane opening up. 270 looks good as you make the trip southbound out of germantown
. the pastor's family says they are optimistic he and the others will be released soon. >>> the u.s. secretary of state met with the head of egypt's government in cairo yesterday. hillary clinton tried to get him to september fundamentalist group that won recent elections but the army chief is taking a tough line on the muslim brotherhood. also, her car was hit by tomatoes and water bottles as she left. some protesters even shouted monica, monica and mrs. clinton just arrived in israel this morning to meet jewish leaders. >>> metro has been experiencing some technical difficulties over weekend. a computer glitch shut down a system twice. this morning, the transit agency is taking steps to make sure there are no problems during your morning commute. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at metro headquarters with the details. >> reporter: metro says it will have additional supervisors out this morning posted at key locations throughout the metro system in case any of those computer glitches happen to pop up again this morning. they don't expect that any will. tobies over weekend being acomputer malf
at the grocery store. i'm just like man, i could use one of those. >> you can always use one of those. >> well, that's true. >> always good. >> i think i'm going to go get one right now. >> speaking of sweets and treats, julie wright. good morning to you. >> you got to get yourself a banana pop if you are not going to go with the nutty buddy. >> all right. >> i'll go with the nutty buddy. >> by the way, wisdom, tucker is buying. >> all right. cool. >> on the roads, our major arteries are still in good shape. no updated list yet as to how many signals are still without power but there are enough signals without power that v- d.o.t. has lifted hov restrictions on 66. rather than have folks stuck in that mess all morning long, v- d.o.t. has lifted the hov restrictions on 66 hopefully to help alleviate some pain for you and make an easier ride headed in towards the district. no problems leaving landmark headed up to the 14th street bridge. 59 still quiet leaving woodbridge headed out to the beltway. the hov restrictions have also been lifted this morning again on 270. so far, so good. no problems
that we could get some more rain showers. >> we could use it. >> lets he get to your numbers. i want to mention yesterday, our high temperatures at reagan national, those were records. reagan national, 101, was not a record. it was the seventh time this year, this summer, wave been 100 or better. that beat a record that went back to 1986 -- we've been 100 or better. >> hi, lauren. how you doing? >> we'll talk to you in a minute. >> i'm not done. >> let me mention that the current temperatures are in the 70s and low 80s. 81 at rug and national. lots of 70s off to the north and west. plenty of humidity. 73 in leonardtown. 75 in manassas. satellite-radar, quiet right now. may not stay quiet later this afternoon. our frontal system is just to the north. that will continue to sag into the area. more clouds than yesterday. that is a guarantee. will we see showers and storms? certainly a possibility. a good 50, 60, 70% chance we'll see showers and storms later this afternoon. a little cooler than yesterday, much cooler than yesterday, still on the warm side. 92 your daytime high with scatte
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